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Playa el Coco

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Tranquil, pretty beach with services

This review is for the beach, not any one specific accommodation or restaurant. Playa el Coco is a... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
mjgriffy
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Seattle, Washington
A lovely place

Another fabulous beach. Well worth the effort to get to. The restaurant is Austrian owned and we... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
Oliverjulian
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London, United Kingdom
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10 Sep 2018
“Tranquil, pretty beach with services”
19 Jan 2018
“A lovely place”
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18 kilometers south of San Juan del Sur is located Coco Beach (Playa el Coco).
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Playa El Coco, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

This review is for the beach, not any one specific accommodation or restaurant. Playa el Coco is a small and beautiful beach with private services, about an hour south of SJS, down the long bumpy dirt road. A sedan would make it in the dry...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Another fabulous beach. Well worth the effort to get to. The restaurant is Austrian owned and we had a great light lunch. The beach is clean, the water warm, few people and great views.

Thank Oliverjulian
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The sunsets here never disappoint . It's a small beach that at times you feel like you are the only ones on it. Small small surf and a great place to swim. We loved it here.

1  Thank naturalrachel
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We had a motorbike to get here. Not sure how it would be on "public" transportation, since it's off the paved road 15 km. The road is well marked though. The little hotel/restaurant / bar is an oasis. Free Pool access with purchase of food...More

1  Thank tilleyroad
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful beach in Nicaragua, not in Costa Rica, where there is another Playa Coco. A lot of nature and not crowded, very safe to walk miles of beautiful beaches and great sunsets. More on the rustic than modern accommodations. But many have all conforts, like...More

2  Thank Alejandro L
Reviewed 22 November 2016

One of the most beautiful and quiet beaches i've seen so far. Nearly any people at the beach. The beach ist vast and you have one or two restaurants / small Hotels there to get drinks. If you don't stay in one of the hotels...More

Thank djgmw
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The price are to high for what they offer, restaurants and hotels are not a good level of quality, Not good for families. Just drive to the beach you will see next to the road a bad picture at all.

Thank sergio s
Reviewed 6 May 2016

This beach has it all. Parking, bathrooms, bar, restaurant with very good food, shade, rancho with hammocks, and white sand. We had lunch and drinks, went for a swim, showered off and napped in the hammocks. Great afternoon, then some Toña beer. Our driver from...More

Thank susiesci
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Wonderful long beach. There were very few people while we were there which was nice. Great place to just walk and relax. Two turtle reserves very close so we got to see turtles released and march to the sea. Absolutely beautiful sunsets. Absolutely would recommend...More

2  Thank aantonsen
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Entrance of the beach is a restaurant, a bit pricy for sure, bad service but nice accommodations. Get a beer and enjoy the beach!

Thank Josué N
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taisab2013
10 December 2015|
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Response from Rodolfo C | Property representative |
Hi Taisa: yes there is snorkeling opportunities in Playa el Coco. I recoment you to bring your snorkels.
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pamzia1
21 March 2015|
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Response from Rodolfo C | Property representative |
Thanks for your message. The is public transportation from San Juan del Sur to Playa el Coco and back. From the airport we so not have shutle but can arrenge a taxi for you. Let me know the dates and time to get you a price.
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